Anticipation, oil on Canvas

Anticipation wordpress blog Anticipation, oil on unstretched canvas, 20” X 32,” © 2020 Jay Trefethen This was a fun piece that I did last weekend. I’ve always had a thing for cosplay, and French Maids, so this was a no brainer. In fact, I’m wondering now why I’ve never done a French Maid before. CosplayContinue reading “Anticipation, oil on Canvas”

The Familiar

The Familiar, pyrography on birch panel, 11″ X 17,” the first of a new series of fantasy art pieces done with pyrography, my favorite medium. I had a lot of fun with this piece, even though those wings took forever! I’m very happy with how it came out. I hope you like it too. ThisContinue reading “The Familiar”

Cutting Boards for Chapman’s Store, new pyrography art by Jay Trefethen

I’ve recently completed two Maple cutting boards done for Chapman’s Store in Fairlee, Vermont. These were completely hand made by yours truly. Maple is a very hard wood, perfect for withstanding knife blades. It was finished with 4 coats ofPure Tung Oil thinned with Citrus Solvent. Then polished with one coat of Soapstone Sealer. AllContinue reading “Cutting Boards for Chapman’s Store, new pyrography art by Jay Trefethen”

Anticipation, pencil and ink, nude study by Jay Trefethen

Hey everyone. I haven’t posted in a while, so I figured I’d start with a quick sketch I had done recently, just for the fun of it. I hope you like her. Recap Since my last post, I’ve been busy doing commissions. These are all Christmas presents, so I won’t be able to post photosContinue reading “Anticipation, pencil and ink, nude study by Jay Trefethen”

Triceratops, oil on canvas by Jay Trefethen

This is my latest painting, the fourth in my eBay Oils series. Ten oil paintings I’m selling on ebay for whatever I can get for them. So far the first two have sold. You can check out the unsold ones on my at http://www.ebay.com/usr/nightairstudios/. I had a lot of fun painting this one. I reallyContinue reading “Triceratops, oil on canvas by Jay Trefethen”

One Year Ago….At The Helm

It was a year ago this month that I created the pyrography piece At The Helm. It was done on a birch cradled panel that I made myself. It is notable for being the first piece of serious personal work I had done in woodburning. All woodburnings before this were commissioned. After getting dozens ofContinue reading “One Year Ago….At The Helm”

September Art Recap

September was a busy month for me. I completed four pieces of art, two oil paintings and two wood burnings. I’m still focusing on relatively small pieces, as they can be done in a reasonable amount of time. I’m really missing the larger pieces though, so I’m going to have to go back to thoseContinue reading “September Art Recap”

Delicate Fire, oil on canvas by Jay Trefethen

This is my new oil painting. A simple study of butterflies. Pretty straight forward. Except butterflies, as it turns out, are really hard to paint. One of those tricky critters that looks fairly simple, until you try it. I had been thinking of doing a study of butterflies for awhile now. A few days ago,Continue reading “Delicate Fire, oil on canvas by Jay Trefethen”

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